Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Jan 16 Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history john Lennon releases "Woman" in UK
Jan 16 Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth in the year 1981.
Jan 16 On this day in history protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband
Jan 17 Bernard Lee, actor (M in James Bond Movies), dies at 73 in the year 1981.
Jan 17 Philippino President Marcos ends state of siege on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets
Jan 18 In the year 1981 iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.
Jan 18 Wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity on this day in history.
Jan 19 Iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months in the year 1981.
Jan 19 Muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide in the year 1981.
Jan 19 In the year 1981 uS & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages
Jan 20 In the year 1981 admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Retired), ends term as 12th director of CIA
Jan 20 Iran releases the 52 American hostages it had held for over a year in the year 1981.
Jan 20 Ronald Reagan inaugurated as President in the year 1981.
Jan 20 In the year 1981 ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States. That same day, 52 American hostages were released by Iran after 444 days in captivity.
Jan 21 On this day in history allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79
Jan 21 In the year 1981 bernhard Goetz is assaulted for first time on a New York subway train
Jan 22 Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113 on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1981 bobby Sherwood, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66
Jan 23 Jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin in the year 1981.
Jan 24 Kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide on this day in history.
Jan 25 Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, dies at 82 in the year 1981.
Jan 25 Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death on this day in history.
Jan 25 The 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back in the U.S on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1981 sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval
Jan 27 In the year 1981 leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58), dies at 78
Jan 28 In the year 1981 olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision
Jan 28 William J Casey becomes the 13th director of CIA (until 1987) in the year 1981.
Jan 29 In the year 1981 cozy Cole rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
Jan 29 In the year 1981 cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
Jan 30 In the year 1981 8th American Music Award Kenny Rogers wins
Jan 31 On this day in history "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1
Jan 31 38th Golden Globes Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter on this day in history.